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Hackers for Charity & the strategic importance of third world equatorial presence for hackers - Andrew Auernheimer
Oðinnsson. Market abuser. Internationally notorious computer criminal.
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Hackers for Charity & the strategic importance of third world equatorial presence for hackers
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weev From: weev Date: November 2nd, 2014 12:20 am (UTC) (link)

RE: Not only the equator

You can't build a space elevator anywhere other than the equator. The elevator is held up by centrifugal force from the rotation of the Earth. It is only at the equator that that centrifugal force is upwards. At the poles, the centrifugal force is entirely horizontal.
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